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Paris Air Show: Bell hints at bad timing for V-22 export sales

25th June 2019 - 07:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The September 2020 deadline imposed by V-22 Osprey manufacturers Bell and Boeing, for international customers to place orders or letters of agreement for the tiltrotor, could sit outside of the procurement timeline schedules of at least one interested party.   

Both Israel and the UK are still considered to be prospective buyers by industry, but the recently publicised cut-off date appears to have weakened the chances of both agreeing future deals.

‘I don't believe that with at least one of those [international customers] the timeline is an issue but for the other it might be,’ Chris Gehler, V-22 VP, deputy

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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